The village of Fairmount was founded in 1963 as a railroad town, and had a population of 640 as of the 2000 census. Fairmount is a bedroom community to Danville.
Fairmount is located approximately 120 miles south of Chicago, 30 miles east of Champaign-Urbana (home to the University of Illinois), and 90 miles west of Indianapolis, Indiana. Children in Fairmount attend Jamaica high school, which is located several miles south of town.
Fairmount Real Estate Statistics
Danville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Fairmount Illinois Wikipedia Page
Vermilion Advantage (Chamber of Commerce)
Fairmount Illinois City Data
Fairmount Illinois Statistics
Vermilion County Reference and Yearbook